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herman de vries. wit - white

catalogue number: hdv 1980.081.1
date created: 1980
classification: artists' books
work type: artist's book
medium: 362 pages paper in white cover; on a broad white strip (banderole) author, title and impressum are printed, on the first flap a text by herman de vries in Dutch, English and German: "about this universal book, which neutralizes all contradictions / whose content is intelligible to everyone / which resolves all problems and isolates nothing of reality / at the expense or for the benefit of any aspect, remains to be said / that it represents a positive contribution to the synthesis of all"
dimensions: 21 × 14.8 × 3 cm
signature and inscriptions: [uninscribed]
edition: 3rd edition, 5000 [100 realised], numbered
published by artists press : Bern 1980
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photo/scan: archive herman de vries
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) image repr. on page 161, 160 (catalogue number 54).